Chapter 6. A Defense of the Use of Intuitions in Philosophy

  1. Dominic Murphy Senior Lecturer2 and
  2. Michael Bishop Professor3
  1. Ernest Sosa Professor

Published Online: 14 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308709.ch6

Stich: And His Critics

Stich: And His Critics

How to Cite

Sosa, E. (2009) A Defense of the Use of Intuitions in Philosophy, in Stich: And His Critics (eds D. Murphy and M. Bishop), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308709.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The University of Sydney, Australia

  2. 3

    Florida State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112079

Online ISBN: 9781444308709



  • defense of use of intuitions in Philosophy;
  • (AEA) Analytic Epistemology Argument;
  • use of intuitions in philosophy;
  • only believes;
  • ‘Cognitive state’ - Stich's term for belief-like information-storing mental states while ‘cognitive processes’ includes our own reasoning processes


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  • Notes and References